In its 4th edition, the Times Ascent Engineering Mastermind, presented by Murugappa Group, was held on September 11thand 12th to commemorate Engineer’s Day on September 15th- the birth anniversary of Sir M. Visvesvaraya, the most outstanding Indian Engineer.
The national level quiz was held across 6 cities and this edition witnessed 2 new host cities- Chennai and Baroda. Bangalore, Delhi, Pune and Mumbai were the other familiar cities.
True to its appeal, this event had a turnout of over 150 teams at each city- undoubtedly making it one of India’s biggest corporate quiz events.
The questions covered were around the theme of Engineering. Along with core engineering concepts, the quiz had a flavour of general Engineering questions too to ensure maximum engagement. While engineering heavyweights such as Robert Bosch, L&T, HCL, Power Grid Corporation made it to the National Finals at Mumbai, this edition saw the rise of entities such as Altair Engineering, ACRi Infotech, Zopper etc battle it out at the Zonal Finals too.
The National Finals held on September 12th witnessed a tense battle between the following teams:-
Robert Bosch (Bangalore Zonal Winners)
HCL Technologies (Chennai Zonal Winners)
Edelweiss (Mumbai Zonal Winners)
KPMG (Pune Zonal Winners)
Power Grid Corporation (Delhi Zonal Winners)
L&T (Baroda Zonal Winners)
The national quiz was eventually won by HCL Technologies followed by Edelweiss. QuizWorks, the official quizzing partner of Times Ascent Engineering Mastermind, hosted the events across all cities with its eminent roster of quizmasters such as Raj Dam and Runal Dahiwade.
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